Geology of south-central Oriente, Cuba

by G. Edward Lewis

Publisher: U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C.

Written in English
Published: Pages: 336 Downloads: 790
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Subjects:

  • Geology -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Formations (Geology) -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Rocks, Ultrabasic -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Faults (Geology) -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Manganese ores -- Geology -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province),
  • Paleontology -- Cuba -- Holguín (Province)

About the Edition

in Geological Survey Bulletin, Issue 975,
series title "Geologic investigations in the American republics"

Edition Notes

Statementby G. Edward Lewis and John A. Straczek.
SeriesGeologic investigations in the American Republics
ContributionsStraczek, John A., 1914-, Cuba. Ministerio de Agricultura., Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 171-336 :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22978212M

The geology of the Cayman Islands includes carbonates deposited and periodically eroded over the last 30 million years. The underlying Cayman Ridge is proposed as an uplifted fault block. The oldest rocks are believed to be granodiorite, followed by a cap of basalt. Situated near the Oriente Transform Fault and the Mid-Cayman Rise, the islands are tectonically encies and other territories: Anguilla, Aruba, . Geology of Cuba‎ (6 C, 2 P) Geology of Curaçao‎ (1 C, 5 P) D Geology of the Dominican Republic‎ (2 C, 4 P) Pages in category "Geology of the Caribbean" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. A three-dimensional crustal model for Eastern Cuba, obtained through a process of gravity data inversion is presented. The study area cover a rectangular area of 64 km initial model for the inversion was constrained by surface geology, seismic and drilling : Eduardo Diego Arango-Arias, Marco Antonio Pérez-Flores, José Alberto Batista-Rodríguez. TECTONOPHYSICS ELSEVIER Tectonophysics () Interrelationship of the terranes m western and central Cuba Comment Manuel A. Iturralde-Vinent Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Capitolio Nacional, CH , Havana, Cuba Received 10 March ; revised version accepted 17 November K. Piotrowska's paper (Piotrowska, ) ad- dresses some of the fundamental Cited by: 8.

This is a personal account of Cuba supported by the number of years the author spent living in the country. Her perspective was influenced by connections with local newspapers, appointment as special agent of the Cuban department of agriculture, and by the occupation of editing a magazine which describes the island from agricultural and industrial points of view. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for NRHS Bulletin V68 N3 Cuban Railways Budd RDC-1 Santa Clara Cuba Passenger at the best online prices at Seller Rating: % positive. - Oriente Province is in the most eastern region of Cuba with a population of 1,, It stretches acr square miles (37, km2) and consists of various mountain ranges with the Sierra Maestra region having Cuba’s highest mountain peak and elevation in Pico Turquino. Oriente Province holds much of Cuba’s history pins. Geology. The Septentrional-Oriente fault zone passes through the Windward Passage from the southern coast of Cuba to the northern coast of Hispaniola. During the Holocene the slip rate between these two islands was 9 ± 3 mm ( ± in)/year. The Septentrional Fault extends east at least to the still active Mona Rift in the Mona Passage, where extension occurs between Hispaniola and Basin countries: Cuba, Haiti.

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Get this Cuba book a library. Geology of south-central Oriente, Cuba. [G Edward Lewis; John A Straczek; Cuba. Ministerio de Agricultura.]. AAPG's Studies in Geol Geology of Cuba, provides a general description of the geology Geology of south-central Oriente the island, an updated description of its stratigraphy, and interpretation of its complex structures, some mechanism for its emergence from the Caribbean, and a Cited by: AAPG's Studies in Geol Geology of Cuba, provides a general description of the geology of the island, an updated description of its stratigraphy, and interpretation of its complex structures, some mechanism for its emergence from the Caribbean, and a description of its petroleum occurrences.

This publication is abundantly illustrated, and provides cross-references to geographic localities and. OCLC Number: Notes: Plate 1: Index map of Cuba, showing location of manganese districts.

Plate 2: Map of southern Oriente, Cuba. Plate 3: Geologic map and section of the central part of the Bueycito district, Oriente, Cuba. Cuba is the largest island in the Greater Antilles, and its geology records three important episodes: (1) the Jurassic breakup of North and South America (Pangea) and associated passive margin and oceanic sedimentary and magmatic evolution; (2) the sedimentary, magmatic.

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Geology of Cuba. By Julie Zydek. From March 18 to Geology of south-central OrienteI visited Western Cuba with the Southeastern Geological Society (SEGS) to study outcrops and the geomorphology of the western part of the island. The geology of the Cuban archipelago is very complex as it has a history of volcanism, tectonic action, sea level transgressions and regressions, metamorphism, and sedimentary.

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The structure is complicated by minor folds and east of Habana Bay by intrusions. Cuba, the only island in the Greater Antilles located on the North American plate (Fig.

1A), appears to be the most complex within the northern Caribbean realm. The geology of Cuba differs from that of other islands in the Caribbean in that rare Precambrian rocks occur in the north-central part of.

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Outline of the Geology of the Eastern Part of the Province of Oriente, Cuba (E of 76 WL) with notes on the Geology of Other Parts of the Island by Keijzer, Frans Gaspard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Bahama Platform is divided into a northwest part and a southeast part by a northeast trending line between Rum Cay bank and Oriente, Cuba (Fig.

The northwest part of the Platform is characterized by a larger portion of the area being shallow banks and a lesser portion being deep-water channels and basins with water depths of m. Circum-Caribbean Tectonic and Igneous Activity and the Evolution of the Caribbean Plate: Discussion myself to the implications of their study with respect to the geology of Cuba.

First, the authors' study of the evolutiqn of the region begins Lewis, G. E., and Straczek, J. A.,Geology of south-central Oriente, Cuba: U.S. Geol. Sun. Abstract. For many years the geology of Cuba has been a challenge to every geologist who has come in contact with any of its aspects, and many were attracted by some of the exceptional features of the island, for example, the extensive development of ultrabasic rocks; the numerous oil and gas seeps; the rich Jurassic ammonite faunas, the variety of its Tertiary foraminifera, and the presence Cited by: GEOLOGIC SECTIONS OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ORIENTE, CUBA GEOLOGICOS DE LA PARTE SUD-CENTRÄL DE ORIENTE, Scale 5 Ki16metr08 Geology by G.

Edward Lewis and John A. Straczek Geologia por G. Edward Lewis y John A. Straczek, To the south, the Yucatan Basin appears to be enclosed between Cuba to the north and the Cayman Ridge, which is the westward continuation of the Sierra Madre in the southern Oriente province.

Cuba, the Cayman Basin, and the Cayman Ridge appear to constitute a physiographic province between the stable margin of the North American craton and the highly mobile Caribbean : Web page.

Chromite deposits In the Moa district, on the north coast of Oriente Province, Cuba, form one facies of the ultramafic complex in which they occur. Two planar structures, one a compositional layeri Cited by: OUTLINE OF THE GEOLOGY OF CUBA 5 southern half of Camagtiey Province and extends eastward across the Cauto Val-ley to the Sierra Maestra in Oriente Prov-ince.

As in the western Coastal Plain, a broad arm crosses the island to the north 7. The folded and intruded area in northeastern Camagiey and Oriente provinces. The Sierra Maestra in the. Geologic Map of South Central Oriente, Cuba Publication Info: Washington: Department of the Interior, U.S.

Geological Survey, ; BulletinPlate Geology and manganese deposits of Guisa-Los Negros area, Oriente Province, Cuba / by: Woodring, W.et al. Published: () Evaluacion de los recursos potenciales de petroleo y gas en la cuenca norte de Cuba, Cuba, Published: ().

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The strata above and below the missing interval all have deep-water characteristics, and no evidence of subaerial erosion exists to explain the lack of the Turonian and Coniacian sediments across such a large : Web page.

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Lewis. Institute of Geology, University of Mining and Technology Freiberg Cuba, as a part of the Greater Antilles and belonging to the Caribbean, collision with the Bahamas in the Palaeocene. Today it is separated from Hispaniola, still part of the Caribbean plate, by the Oriente fault, a major strike-slip system in the eastern part of the File Size: KB.

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This publication is abundantly illustrated, and provides cross-references to geographic. Manuel’s knowledge of Cuba’s geology is immense and consequently the geology part of the trip was amazing. But – because I am a U.S.

citizen, my travel at that time was done under the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, initially imposed in That meant to be fully legal I had to travel to Cuba via a licensed “people-to-people” travel agency. Journeying Through Cuba’s Geology and Culture: This is a brief article that I wrote for the “Travels in Geology” section of Earth magazine (published July/August ) about my trip through western and central Cuba with the Association for Women Geoscientists in March I B Geology of the Quicksilver Deposits of Canoas, Zacatecas Mexico I C Magnesite Deposits in the Serra das Eguas, Brumado Bahia, Brazil I D Geology of South-Central Oriente, Cuba I E Geology and Ore Deposits of the Atacocha District Departamento de.

East Mine, Juragua Iron Company Mines, Firmeza District, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba Reference: Roesler, Max () Geology of the Iron-Ore Deposits of the Firmeza District, Oriente province, Cuba, AIME Transactions, p. Cuba is one of nearly countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World.

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